Dan O'Connell
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Dan O'Connell

Men's Lacrosse To Host Turnpike Trophy Battle

Holy Cross Athletics   04-19-2018

Game 10: Holy Cross (4-8, 2-5 Patriot League)

vs. Boston University (6-7, 2-5 Patriot League)

DATE: April 20 | 7:05 p.m.  LOCATION: Worcester, Mass. 
LAST MEETING:  L, 12-11 OT | April 21, 2017
LIVE STATS:  GoHolyCross.com LIVE VIDEO: Stadium TV

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross men’s lacrosse team will play its final home game at Kuzniewiski Field for the 2018 regular season finale with the Boston University Terriers at 7:05 p.m. on April 20. Prior to the game, the program will honor its five graduating seniors: Henry Lilly, Logan LeBlond, Rich Palazzese, Jake Maruna, and Henry Faron.

Quick Sticks
• The Crusaders host the Terriers after back-to-back Patriot League wins. Holy Cross holds a 4-8 overall record and 2-5 mark in league action.
Kevin Kodzis has led the Crusaders offense with 20 goals and six assists for 26 points. Kodzis has recorded 13 goals in the Crusaders last four outings.
• With 10 helpers, Logan LeBlond leads the team.
Matt Farrell has caused a team best 17 turnovers as a defenseman.
• With a .565 win percentage, Dan O'Connell has taken all but six faceoffs for the Crusaders and won 140.
• Between the pipes for Holy Cross, Jonathan Tesoro holds and 11.02 goals against average and a .454 save percentage. In the Crusaders’ last outing, Tesoro put up 13 saves.
• After a five point performance at Colgate, Sean Mullaney earned a spot on the Patriot League Honor Roll.

Playoff Picture
• With a 2-5 league record, Holy Cross sits in a four-way tie for fifth place. The Crusaders are tied with Colgate, Boston University and Army.
• A win would put the Crusaders in playoff contention.
• In the tie for fifth place, Holy Cross owns the tiebreaker over Colgate.

Scouting the Terriers
• The Terriers travel to Worcester with a 6-7 overall record and a 2-5 league mark.
• In their last outing, Boston University fell at Loyola, 23-9.
• James Burr leads BU with 33 goals and 10 assists for 43 points.
• With a .500 win percentage, Sean Christman has taken the most faceoffs for the Terriers (162).
• In goal, Joe McSorley has played in all 13 games for the Terriers and holds a .514 save percentage and 11.36 goals against average.
• BU averages 10.23 goals per game and 11.69 goals against per game.




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